2005 News Story

Kingdom hands over detainee who is U.S. citizen

The Ministry of Interior has reported that security authorities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have handed over to the concerned authorities in the United States a U.S. citizen who had been detained under suspicion of connection with security issues, noting that the handing over was carried out at the request of the detainee and his family. 

Saudi security authorities have previously received from the United States seven Saudi citizens charged with security issues. The Kingdom has been exerting continued efforts to extradite all Saudi citizens who are detained abroad.